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Two people killed when car collides with semi on I-57

Authorities report that two people from Kankakee were killed on Thursday when their car collided with a semi-truck on I-57. The victims were a 30-year-old man, who was driving a Chevy Impala, and his 20-year-old girlfriend, who was riding as a passenger in the vehicle at the time of the crash.

The crash occurred at 11:58 a.m. when the Impala collided with a semi truck and overturned in the northbound lanes of the highway. Both the driver and passenger were ejected from the vehicle in the crash. The driver was airlifted to a local hospital where he was later pronounced dead from his injuries, and the passenger was pronounced dead at a local hospital on Thursday.

An investigation is still being conducted by state crash reconstruction officers, and no further details have been released. Read the entire story on the Daily Journal or check back here for updates.